Board of Directors
At the Jeremiah Tree, our Board of Directors is dedicated to leading the charge in uplifting, supporting, and providing resources to our community. Led by a board of directors with Christ at the center, our ministry is focused on helping out men in need.
Jamie was born and raised in southern Indiana, but moved all over the country as an Air Force officer. He graduated with a BS in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue and a MS and PhD from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). Jamie and Arvilla have been married since 2002 and have five children. He is a Colonel and the Associate Dean at AFIT on Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He has been a member of Xenia Church of Christ since 2012 and a board member since 2017.
Rev. Jason Johnson
Jason was saved by Jesus after being an addict for 17 years. Since then, he has sought to share with others that Jesus can transform and restore. Jason is one of the Bible teachers here at The Jeremiah Tree. Jason is on the leadership team of Way of the Cross church and runs his own construction business. He is married and he and his wife Lori have 6 children.
John Zeller, a respected member of the First Church of Christ in Xenia, resides in the town of Jamestown. In addition to his religious commitments and involvement in community affairs, John holds a professional role as the Xenia Agent for Otto Insurance, a trusted and reputed insurance company. His duties include providing informed insurance advice and ensuring the residents of Xenia have access to comprehensive coverage that meets their unique needs.
Paul Jero, Ph.D., has recently retired after 35 years as a civilian engineer for the Air Force. Paul enjoys making live edge woodcraft, loves to garden and coordinates the community garden at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Xenia where he and his wife Susan attend.
Tod Wilson Jr.
Tod Wilson Jr., a proud graduate of the Jeremiah Tree Program, is now living his dream of an Abundant Life in Xenia. He is the proud owner of Tod Wilson Jr. Construction, a testament to his dedication and hard work. This venture not only signifies his entrepreneurial spirit but also embodies his commitment to contributing to the local economy and community.
Gary is a life long resident of Greene County. He worked 31 years at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Gary is married to Rhea and they have two children with four grandchildren. Gary and Rhea are active members of the Xenia Church of Christ.
In 2023, following years of steadfast support for the Jeremiah Tree, Lisa Tudor ascended to a pivotal role as a Board Member. Her commitment to the organization is driven by her profound love for Christ, which shines brightly in all her endeavors. Aside from her dedication towards making a difference through her role in the Jeremiah Tree, Lisa finds joy in other activities that echo her vibrant personality. She is an enthusiast of decorating, finding delight in transforming spaces with her creativity. Home renovation is another passion Lisa holds, turning houses into warm, welcoming homes. Furthermore, her sense of compassion extends beyond her immediate circles, as she is actively involved in community service, demonstrating her unwavering commitment to social good.